Name: Lauren

Origin and Meaning of the Name Lauren

  • Meaning:
    Man from Laurentum
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  • Meaning:
    Man from Laurentum
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Miscellaneous Info for Lauren

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    English speaking countries
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    This name is thought to have first come into popular use with the actress Lauren Bacall who starred in films with Humphrey Bogart in the 1940's. The name was wildly popular in the 1960's and peaked again in the late 1980s. Originally a rarely used pet form of Laura it is most commonly a masculine form of Laurentius.

    Lauren was the 9th most popular name in Ontario in 2006.

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Popularity Rank of Lauren (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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